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Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm EST
and following this. >> it's big news for today, bruce johnson, not a surprise, but certainly interesting to everybody who lives in the district and watches district politics. bruce, thanks for that report. >> can't say what it is. i don't know if it's because of hard times, but to arrive from the poll, it's cruddy. >> the salvation army bell ringers were back on the streets today trying now to make up for the estimated 0,000 stolen from the organization's headquarters in anacostia early sunday. the burglars were caught on tape, which is just one of the leads metropolitan police are looking on right now. scott broom is following up on this heartbreaking disaster suffered by the organization that wants to be doing the most good at this ti of year. >> metropolitan police have not yet released this video and while they continue to investigate, the salvation army and the bell ringers got back to work today. bells ringing more urgently than ever now in washington after the early sunday morning burglary at the community center at 23 00 martin luther king avenue. the targeted the kettle proce
CBS
Dec 3, 2013 12:00pm EST
plan. but at some point things got heated. bruce johnson joins us live from city market in northwest with more. good morning, bruce. what happened? >> reporter: you've been around. you know where this is going. it got heated when we tried to get the mayor to talk about the 2010 campaign to get off what he said in the past merely he's done nothing wrong. to some meat on the bone. he refused to do that and was add participant. take a listen for -- adamant. take a listen for yourself. the other candidates who came into it specifically because of 2010, can you go any further other than saying you did nothing wrong? can you tell us when you found out? >> i have said that repeatedly, bruce. people get on a campaign because they want to. people wanted to get on the campaign because they want to be the mayor of the district of columbia the people who like the title. they ought to articulate a vision for the district of columbia. that is what people want to hear. we have a vision. we had a vig. we articulated a vision. we worked at that vision and we will continue to work at that vision. othe
CBS
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm EST
on the future. >> this is bruce johnson at 7th and o where the mayor held a press conference, his first since announcing his reelection bid and the mayor did not want to talk about the 2010 campaign. >> can you go any further than you've already gone other than saying you did nothing wrong? can you tell us when you found out? >> people get in a campaign because they want to. people get in the campaign because they want to be the mayor of the district of columbia. they aught to articulate a vision for the district of columbia. >> four people from that campaign have taken felony guilty pleas for corrupt activities. federal prosecutors are not accused gray and the mayor denied any wrong doing, but with no further explanation of how his last campaign went off the tracks. >> i intend to talk about the future of this city. >> the city market development in the shah neighborhoods, all to highlight new projects that he says have brought more than 17,000 jobs to the city. bruce johnson, wusa9. >> and coming your way in a minute, why you could soon be using a tablet to place your order, maybe ev
CBS
Dec 8, 2013 6:30pm EST
morning commute? hello everybody, i'm bruce johnson, thanks for joining us tonight. ice is forming over most of the washington area. it's the last and most dangerous phase of the current winter storm. fairfax and loudon counties are among the school districts that will be closed tomorrow. the complete list is on the bottom of your screen. let's get an update on what you can expect for the remainder of tonight and all the important monday-morning commutes. let's go to chief meteorologist topper shutt. hi topper. >> bruce, you're right. the morning commute will be a real mess north and west of town. it should not be that bad. but we want you to see the false sense of security here and the first area of the precipitation is pretty much moving on through now clearing the metro area. not seeing anything showing up around town or the beltway, but we're left with the freezing drizzle. here is the next batch of the precipitation that is going to race in here tonight. but i think that it will produce the the heavy freezing rain north and west of town. montgomery county, fairfax county, certainly
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 6:30pm EST
johnson was out surveying stores for his firm customer growth partners. >> overall it was kind of a muted holiday. very hot thursday night but things quieted down very rapidly so it was only so so. >> reporter: and after the weak business on black friday, johnson estimates sales this season will be up only about 3%. >> and that's very anemic growth and the reason is that real disposable income, the latest reading year over year is only up 0.9%, which is minuscule. >> reporter: online shopping has been stronger. u.p.s. expects to pick up more than 32 million package this is cyber monday, about a million more than last year. a survey by i.b.m. benchmark found the average online transaction was about $128 over the four-day holiday weekend and that 23% of online shopping was done through a smart phone or mobile device. i.b.m.'s jill poleri. >> isn't that interesting? people are using these devices while they're shopping, while they're home. we saw they were using it through whole turkey dinner. >> reporter: sales over mobile devices were up 43% from last year. still to come: likely the bigges
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
in the district. wal-mart opened two stores and bruce johnson reports the stores bring jobs, shopping bargains, and some controversy to the city. >> reporter: many of the employees at wal-mart's georgia avenue store were excited about their newest and by far biggest business. >> it's fabulous. >> and we don't have to go all the way to maryland to get our groceries and products now. >> reporter: wal-mart says 23,000 amly cants applied for jobs at georgia avenue and the h. street stores, 600 people have been hired. we learned at midday today that company policy would not let us talk to employees at random. can't talk to employees unless what? >> you can have a media representative. >> reporter: in private conversation at georgia avenue we found an army veteran a former nursing home employee, and a wal-mart transfer. board council member bowser on who got jobs. >> we understand there's about 70% d.c. residents, front line employees and management employees and coming from veryless by. >> reporter: approved an interview with the pharmacist. a five year wal-mart employee at howard university gradua
CBS
Dec 8, 2013 6:00pm EST
to take on weather conditions as well. >> calvin johnson make the the catch. >> clearing the snow on an nfl field is easy compared to getting the roads primed and ready for a storm that one virginia official called an historic ice event. in westminster, maryland, salt truck kos not match the storm's intensity. this pickup truck slid off the road and it was going to take a lot more than this to get it back on track. in northern virginia it's rocco's job to keep traffic moving even in icy conditions. >> yes, the temperatures continue to drop, our concern in-- intensifiesment we have almost 2,000 vehicles out there in northern virginia. we're monitoring the situation both through cameras and through feedback from our folks there. >> and they're already seeing signs of trouble. this late fall storm has been moving up from the south, barreling toward the east coast. the weekend kept pain cars and trucks off the road. but monday morning's commute is expected to be different. in northern virginia, as many as 2 million vehicles are expected on the roads heading back to work wchblts here i
CBS
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm EST
the democratic primary yesterday. bruce johnson reports that he will try to shape the debates since taking office. >> how much money you think you're going to need to raise in this campaign? >> d.c. mayor appears determined to talk more about his successes after winning office and the 2010 campaign that got him there. >> can you go any further than you've already gone other than saying you did nothing wrong? can you tell us when you found out? >> i said that repeatedly. people get a campaign because they want to. people want to be the mayor of the district of columbia. the people who like the title. i think they aught to articulate a vision for the district of columbia. >> four people from that campaign have taken felony guilty pleas for corrupt activities. federal prosecutors have not accused gray. the mayor steadfastly denied any wrong doing, but with no further explanation of how his last campaign went off the tracks. >> can i ask you if you are willing to go further? you did nothing wrong? >> i've said what i said. i said it repeatedly. >> four d.c. council members say gray should be
CBS
Dec 8, 2013 9:00am EST
captioning made possible by johnson & johnson, where quality products for the american family have been a tradition for generations good morning, i sunday morning. today is a national day of prayer and reflection in south africa, beginning of a week of ceremonies and observances to honor the memory of nelson mandela. his death this past thursday saddened people all over the world and remind us how much he accomplished against such daunting odds. martha teichner will be reporting our cover story. >> he was to post apartheid south africa what george washington was to us, the father of his nation. >> there is time for the healing of the wound has come. >> he bore no grudges in spite of spending 27 years in prison. he went in a revolutionary and came out a statesman who spent the rest of his life reconciling white and black in a country where the racial divide was a chasm. later this sunday morning, what made nelson mandela a great man. >> osgood: we will consider mandela's place among the greats of history. and then turn to the manner of centuries beneath the square, a symbol of the f
CBS
Dec 1, 2013 11:30pm EST
. bruce johnson is off tonight. tonight the question for federal investigators is whether it was excessive speed, mechanical problems, or human error that played a role in the derailment of a commuter train in the bronx. the train came off the track as it was rounding a curve. four people died. more than 60 were injured. the data recorders have been recovered. >> reporter: a seven-car metro north train jumped the tracks sunday morning with the first car coming to a stop at the water's edge. the derailment happened on a curve section of track in the bronx where the harlem and hudson rivers meet. >> we started to make a loud shifting noise, like with the tracks, and the next thing i know, two people from across the train come flying at me and fell on top of me. >> reporter: about 100 passengers were on the train traveling from poughkeepsie, new york, to grand central terminal. police divers searched the water to make sure no one was thrown in from the force of the crash. >> on a workday, fully occupied, it would have been a tremendous disaster. >> reporter: more than 60 people were hurt. sev
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
. >> we'll hear from those council members who also want his job, but first we begin with bruce johnson, the mayor's announcement and does he really vault to the front of the pack? >> some say that he will. after months of speculation will he run? won't he run? here's what i'm hearing tonight. mayor gray walks into his office this afternoon, tells his staff let's do this, then shows up unannounced at the board of elections to pick up petitions to seek reelection. >> reporter: why are you running, mr. mayor? >> because i love to serve. >> it wasn't until this evening following an appearance at a world's aids day vigil mayor vincent gray publicly acknowledged he's running for reelection. >> i think i have an excellent record and i'd be happy to talk about it. >> reporter: does this move mean you believe you're clear of any fbi probe? >> it means exactly what it is, that i am going to get my signatures to be eligible for reelection. >> mayor gray never liked long campaigns. he has but one month to collect the 2,000 signatures needed from d.c. voters to get on the ballot. that should not
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm EST
. christopher johnson is being held on a probation violation. turns out it's not the first time he's been accused of animal cruelty. mark moseley has been released on bond. look at mcfly today, all ready for the holidays. he is recovering from his wounds and being cared for by the bull terrier rescue of virginia. he is still looking for a good home. i'd love to take him home if i could. >>> get ready, d.c. toronto mayor, rob ford, about to hit our airways starting tomorrow morning. he's going to make a weekly appearance on the sports junkies radio show. ford will call in to pick nfl games and talk some sports. ford admitted last month he smoked crack during a drunken stupor. he's also had a number of very bizarre public outbursts and recently the toronto city council stripped him of most of his power. still, though, he refuses to step down and denies that he's got an alcohol problem. >> makes for good radio maybe. >>> if you didn't already know virginia is for lovers, you will know. check out the brand-new state license tag. it was unveiled today, hits the road in march. this plate replac
CBS
Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm EST
. >> hello. i'm bruce johnson. ice is forming on area roads and sidewalks. your morning commute could be slippery. fairfax, loudoun and prince william county schools all closed tomorrow, d.c. public schools announcing they're on a two hour delay. the complete list is at the bottom of your screen throughout the broadcast. first alert chief meteorologist topper shutt begins our team coverage tonight. >> the snow is really the pretty part and the benign part of the storm. we're real estate concerned overnight of major icing. -- we're really concerned overnight of major icing, winter weather advisories are south into southern maryland. here's phase 3, the next slug of moisture. we're talking about a lot of moisture now for the next possibly 12 hours. so some heavy freezing rain is possible overnight. we've had reports from manassas of thunder and lightning. the atmosphere is very dynamic. so we are getting reports of sleet mixed in with freezing rain and quite frankly, the sleet would be a silver lining because that will not accumulate on the trees and power lines. it will interfere with
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 5:00pm EST
the toys bought for the end of the newscast. guys? >> it's easy breezy. >>> this is bruce johnson along georgia avenue. wal-mart says some 23,000 people applied for jobs at two stores that opened today. coming up more about who those people are. >> and we know the current state of the washington redskins. but is the relationship between mike shanahan and rg3 on some rocky ground? that's next. >>> now that the washington redskins are playing for pride, the dissection of the franchise and the predictions for the off- season are starting to heat up. what coaching changes are coming? will mike shanahan be back? and the bigger question now is just how solid is the relationship between coach's franchise quarterback? that was one of the main topics at today's press conference in ashburn. there was very little chat about their upcoming game against kansas city and more about the state of the team. however, both griffin and shanahan of course say their relationship is just fine. >> i haven't spent a lot of time here obviously. i haven't spent a lot of time in the league and it takes time to buil
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